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10 March 2017

Howorth Air Technology has recently delivered a contained reactor charging system to a global pharmaceutical manufacturing company to improve the process in accordance with REACH Regulations, where the process is registered as a “strictly controlled” intermediate requiring a high integrity closed containment system

Following an extensive design and mock-up phase with the customer the final isolator design, as shown, included the following key features:

  • C22 construction throughout providing superior corrosion resistance
  • Chamber design to hold up to 5 x product kegs or product bags
  • Nitrogen purged environment including oxygen monitoring system due to volatile nature of the product
  • Roller track to aid keg handling
  • Integrated keg rotation system including hinged mechanism when charging bags
  • External vacuum lifter to aid manual handling of the kegs
  • Product feed hopper and outlet slide gate valve

For further information relating to contained reactor charging solutions please contact